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Ati 5870 pci express 1

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October 30, 2009 8:06:40 PM

hi

will a ati 5870 (pci2.1) work with a pcie 1 motherboard

specifically a asus p5k delux

also will it play hdtv through a hdmi cable with sound through it too?

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October 30, 2009 8:32:33 PM

Hello and welcome to the forums :) 
Yes it will work because PCI-E 2.0 is backward compatible with PCI-E 1.0,and yes it can play HDTV through a HDMI cable with sound if you have the right LCD for it
October 30, 2009 8:39:57 PM

thanks for the infomation it has helped alot .
October 30, 2009 8:46:45 PM

Yeah, don't worry about bandwidth or anything. There's a loss of ~1%.
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